Osaka + Kyoto + Tokyo
where to get okonomiyaki in osaka

japanese comfort food: okonomiyaki

 okonomiyaki is called “japanese pizza” or “japanese pancakes” and it’s officially one of my new favorite hearty meals. (“yaki” means “what you like/want” –…

travel guide osaka japan

first stop in japan: the city of osaka

fifteen years ago, i spent a summer on an exchange program in southern japan (fukuoka with exploration in nagasaki and hiroshima). a high school…


Instructions: How To Feel Super Un-Hip

Step 1. Roll into Tokyo strapped into double-sided backpacks holding a map Step 2. Attempt to make your backpack full of practical, worn-out clothes…


the law of attraction at work.

i wrote this post about wishing for a personal travel concierge while we were in seminyak, bali. with japan just days away and no…